Handicraft – Fam. Huamani 2017-09-05T02:16:41+00:00

Project Description

Luis & Julia

THE ART OF MOLDING THEIR FUTURE WITH PLASTER.

Our story

Luis is 38 years old and is married to Julia. both were born in the beautiful city of Ayacucho, over 2,700 m a.s.l., in the Peruvian Andes.

Luis and Julia have 5 children Julio (15), Jose (14), Damaris (9), Luz (8) and Gabriel (2). Gabriel was born with harelip and this condition made the family to get closer and fight to overcome the difficulties.

Jorge is always smiling like a child and Julia is the one with the temper, both make a great couple and work hard to offer their children a better future.

 

 

Our art and technique

Luis and Julia, have developed the well know and beautiful style of Ayacucho painting. This style consist on drawing delicate flowers and painting them with bright colors that transmits the joy of the work they do. This technique can be found represented in the painting and the embroidering of the region.

Each piece is molded by hand using a mass they previously prepared with plaster, flour and water. They make designs like birds, butterflies, hearts and many other beautiful hand made hangers.

For us it is important to keep this technique alive as a symbol of the joy for living, and that after the internal terrorism that hit Ayacucho so hard in the 80′, this region can still offer us pretty things.

Please enjoy pictures of Luis and Julia while working and their products:

Meet the artisans

Let us share pictures, products, stories, smiles and the background of the artisans that are part of the

PERULAND ALL NATURAL family.

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